This very verdant and fanciful foul with flowing translucent green plumage is artfully carved in natural jade and dressed up with a trio of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds totaling 1.20 carats. This colorful and impressive 2 1/2 inch long by 1 1/8 inch high brooch is backed in silver with a white...(more)
Spring is here! An elegantly fashioned flower is in full bloom in this sinuous and sparkling diamond pin dating back to the latter-nineteenth century. Consummate Victoriana rendered in ravishing 18K rose gold. A glittering array of old mine-cut and rose-cut diamonds total 1.25 carats. 1 3/5 inch by ...(more)
A pretty pair of late-19th century pins, handcrafted in lovely rosy-yellow 9 karat gold and dreamy robin's egg blue turquoise with spider’s web matrix. One navette shape is ever so slightly larger than the other. Measure 1 5/16" by 7/16" and 1 1/4" by 3/8".
One of Mother Nature's most charming and sweetest creations, the wild alpine mountain strawberry, is colorfully celebrated in this darling brooch composed of hand-carved coral strawberries and pale green amazonite leaves, a pearl and diamond blossom, and a diamond-studded 14k white gold stem. Deligh...(more)
Here's something we've never seen before - a matched pair of double clips in jade! The sizable carvings (2 1/2 inches by 3/4 inch) exhibit variegated shades of green, each carved with multiple gourd motifs - a traditional Chinese symbol to ward off evil spirits and ill-health. The decorative backs a...(more)
Eight deep royal-blue sapphires, together weighing 5.75 carats, are nestled within a sparkling wreath of old mine-cut diamonds in this sizable (1 7/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches) and sensational antique brooch, crafted in silver over gold - circa 1890. A flip-up loop on the reverse allows it to be worn a...(more)
Iridescent pink and green shaded enamel coalesce for a magical effect in this enchanting Art Nouveau jewel - circa 1900. The entwined leaves bear precious fruit - a pair of lustrous seed pearls and a sparkling old mine-cut diamond. 1 3/8 inch by 1 inch.
Stellar Victoriana. A sizable, multi-dimensional oval brooch, crafted in rich 18 karat gold, is studded with shimmering pearls and pale, glowing foil-backed emeralds delineated with delicate twisted wire work. The brooch is is beautifully festooned with swags and a slinky chain tassel and is equippe...(more)
A lush and flowing foliate design, composed in richly textured 22K yellow gold, culminates in a pair of lustrous pearl-petaled blossoms in this exemplary work of jewelry art originating from fin-de-siecle France. A pair of loops on the reverse accommodates a neck chain. 1 5/8 inches by 1 1/2 ...(more)
Light up your lapel with this dazzling Art Deco delight. A classic Jazz Age bar pin, circa 1920s, centering on a flashing half-carat old mine-cut diamond set among a glistening array of smaller round diamonds radiating amid a platinum lattice of finely milgrained geometric wire work. Note the cute ...(more)
This chic, magnifique and quite sizable (2 3/4 by 2 1/4 inches) bow brooch, by way of mid-twentieth century France, is masterfully composed of a lithe and supple golden ribbon that freely moves at the lower left and then stiffens at the knot. The ribbon is overlaid, and culminates at t...(more)
A polychromatic palette of pastel colors emit a kaleidoscopic effect in this sizable (1 9/16 inches by 1 inch) opal brooch, with an estimated weight of 24 carats! The gorgeous and glistening gemstone is presented with understated simplicity in a white gold frame punctuated at each end with a small a...(more)